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Rhode Island tied for the third-largest month-over-month statewide increase in home sales prices in June, rising 1.2 percent from May, according to the latest Black Knight Home Price Index report. more
U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index above 2,000, after a report showed the biggest-ever jump in durable-goods orders and an unexpected consumer confidence increase. more
Tightening supply resulted in fewer single-family and condominium sales in Massachusetts in July, while driving home prices higher, according to the latest statistics released by The Warren Group. more
(Updated, 4:15 p.m.) Developer Richard Baccari II said Monday that his proposal for a mixed-use building on a parcel of East Side former Interstate 195 land has received a preliminary endorsement from the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission. more
With six of its seven local component parts contributing positively, the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator increased to 3 percent in the second quarter, from a 2.2 percent reading in the first three months of the year. more
U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index above 2,000 for the first time, on signs of more corporate takeovers and stimulus for the European economy. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue collected $297,158 more than expected in July, resulting in a monthly total general revenue surplus of one-tenth of 1 percent compared with the state’s original revenue projections. more
AAA Southern New England reported a 2 cent per gallon gasoline price decline in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, the sixth consecutive week that prices have fallen in the region. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday she still isn’t satisfied with the U.S. labor market. Deciding when she is won’t be easy. more
A total of more than $14.8 million in Rhode Island tax credits were granted in fiscal year 2014, according to the recently published Tax Credit and Incentive Report. more
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